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A descriptive catalogue of the marine reptiles of the Oxford clay. Pt 2

A Descriptive Catalogue of the Marine Reptiles of the Oxford Clay, Pt 2

Preserve for the Future – $750
This volume, part of a two book set, was given to the Smithsonian in 1910 right after it was printed by the Board of Trustees of the British Museum. Inside the front cover of each of the two books is a plate stating that it was “Presented by the Trustees of The British Museum” and that it is “...Read More
Book cover of The Desert Garden

The Desert Garden

Build and Access the Collection – $300
This slim book about native plants found in the Phoenix regional area, circa 1933, was written at a time when the population of the city was just under 50,000 people. It’s a self published book with the author providing both text and simple pen and ink illustrations of the plants throughout the...Read More
Vol2

Deutscher Post-Almanach, V. 2

Preserve for the Future – $350
This is a series of four palm sized books written in German. Each begins with a portrait of the King of Wurttemberg, whose kingdom predates the German Empire. (The Kingdom of Württemberg existed from the end of the Napoleonic Wars, in 1805, to the end of World War I, in 1918.) The volumes we have...Read More
Deutscher post-almanach (volume 3)

Deutscher Post-Almanach, V. 3

Preserve for the Future – $350
This is a series of four palm sized books written in German. Each begins with a portrait of the King of Wurttemberg, whose kingdom predates the German Empire. (The Kingdom of Württemberg existed from the end of the Napoleonic Wars, in 1805, to the end of World War I, in 1918.) The volumes we have...Read More
vol 10

Deutscher Post-Almanach, v. 10

Preserve for the Future – $350
This is a series of four palm sized books written in German. Each begins with a portrait of the King of Wurttemberg, whose kingdom predates the German Empire. (The Kingdom of Württemberg existed from the end of the Napoleonic Wars, in 1805, to the end of World War I, in 1918.) The volumes in the...Read More
Aircraft stamps cover

Die Eroberung der Luft II

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This second volume of a German publication of aircraft cigarette cards album has most of the aircraft cards in place, as well as a detachable paper airplane model ready for assembly. Published in 1932, it covers a range of international aircraft then in service. Read More
Die Spinnen Amerikas

Die Spinnen Amerikas

Build and Access the Collection – $8,400
The Russian Count Eugene von Keyserling (1833-1889) spent his career in the natural sciences specializing in spiders. His publications focus primarily on the spiders of North and South America, and Die Spinnen Amerikas constitutes his magnum opus, describing hundreds of species new to science. It...Read More
Silk fragments from Palmyra

Die Textilien aus Palmyra

Build and Access the Collection – $250
The ancient city of Palmyra was, for a number of centuries, an important trading center for materials transported across the Silk Road to and from many points in Asia and the Middle East. Much of our current understanding of silk in antiquity comes from the study of material from Palmyra. This...Read More
Die Versteinerungen des Steinkohlengebirges von Wettin und Lobejun im Sallkreise, bildlich dargestellt und beschreiben...

Die Versteinerungen des Steinkohlengebirges von Wettin und Lobejun im Sallkreise

Build and Access the Collection – $2,400
This book by Germar (1786-1853), a professor of mineralogy at the University of Halle and the director of its mineralogical cabinet/museum, focuses on fossils discovered in Saxony, constituting some of the earliest fossil material described in Europe. It is of considerable importance to...Read More
Dineh Bizad, Navajo, his Language title page

Dineh Bizad, Navaho, His Language

Preserve for the Future – $450
This small 4 x 6 inch handbook written by Presbyterian missionary Frederick G Mitchel is  “ . .  the fruit of a sincere desire to help those who seek a working knowledge of the Navaho language.”   It includes an alphabet with English sound words, conjugated verbs, an English-...Read More

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